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Microplastics in drinking water, "low risk" for human health, says WHO

Microplastics are increasingly found in drinking water, but there is no evidence so far that this poses a risk to humans, according to a new assessment by the...


Spacecraft Beams Back Pictures Of Icy World Four Billion Miles Away

Stern noted that the team has received less than 1 percent of all the data stored aboard New Horizons . This is what's called a Contact Binary - two separate...


Low pressure area likely to form cyclone off Florida

We are watching a weak area of low pressure near the southeastern coast of the Florida peninsula. - There is a chance a tropical system could develop off the ...


Russia's Soyuz MS-14 Docking Delayed Until Monday - Mission Control Center

Cosmonauts on board the ISS were asked to leave their stations and fix the amplifier by Monday, when the crew will attempt to dock the spacecraft for the ...


NASA Astronauts Install Parking Spot During ISS Spacewalk

This marked the first time Morgan has ventured out into the infinite abyss via a spacewalk, and according to Mike Barratt, spacecraft communicator in Mission Co...


India's Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft delivers gorgeous first moon photo

Taken from an altitude of 5,000 km, these images were taken on August 3, through the L14 camera of Chandrayaan 2. ISRO tweeted out the moon view on Thursday...


Russia Sends Its First Humanoid Robot Fedor Into Space

The new Russian rocket, that is expected to replace the current model sending manned missions into space , blasted off from Kazakhstan on Thursday, carrying ...


Space Command to launch August 29

The Pentagon is actually bringing back U.S. Space Command: it was active from 1985 to 2002, based in Colorado Springs. "A new organization is required to reta...


Scientists discover neutron star was swallowed by black hole

This event was recorded on 14 August. The most obvious thought that comes to mind questions the inception of these ripples and the cause of the awful belch. T...


Disastrous Amazon rainforest fire can be seen from space

When asked about the spread of uncontrolled fires, Bolsonaro has brushed off criticism, saying it is the time of the year of the " queimada " or burn, when farm...


India's Moon probe enters lunar orbit

In a very challenging manoeuvre, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) performed the lunar orbit insertion of the home-grown lunarcraft on Tuesday ...


Chandrayaan-2 successfully enters moon`s orbit

It was a great relief and joy when the Chandrayaan-2 was put into the lunar orbit successfully", Mr. Sivan told IANS soon after the crucial operation. The orb...


Threat Increases For Scattered Thunderstorms As Heat, Humidity Rise

The heat and humidity is sticking around along with the daily chances of storms. Afternoon heat index values will range from 105 to 110 degrees. There's a chanc...


Chandrayaan-2 Leaves Earth Orbit, Now Moving Straight Towards The Moon!

This manoeuver placed the spacecraft on a high-orbit that ended in the next stage of the mission: lunar transfer. "Earlier, the spacecraft's orbit was progressi...


Planet 10 times Earth's mass may have smacked Jupiter long ago

That's the current theory of researchers examining data beamed back by the NASA probe Juno, which is created to take measurements of Jupiter's gravitational...


Perseid meteor shower to light up night skies

Meteorologists advise us that the best time to watch the Perseids is with a few hours before dawn because the moon will be low in the sky and will produce l...


Our most reliable meteor shower

Those in the Northern Hemisphere will be treated to the best views, provided they can escape the light pollution from towns and cities. But it is worth the ef...


Make The Most Out Of The Perseid Meteor Shower With These Tips

The Perseids and Alpha Capricornids are now active, and early this week, a fireball meteor was visible streaking across the night sky over New England. The ...


Here is the BEST picture we have of Jupiter, thanks Hubble

Scientists say that color of Jupiter, as well as their change allow to determine the processes taking place in a stormy atmosphere. From the distance we are at,...


See the Perseid Meteor Shower at Wildwood State Park

Depending on where you are, the moon may set before those early hours, which means it'll be darker and easier to spot any meteors . It's one of the more acti...